Alan Nelson was not a prolific writer, and as far as I know he wrote (or at least had published) only short stories. No novels. However, these stories are true gems. They originally appeared in some of the most prestigious venues for short fiction of the 1940s and 1950s.
Many of Nelson's fantasy tales first appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, where they were very popular,... [click here for more]
A FLAME IN LIFE AFLAME IN DEATH SO MUST THE DRAGONMEN DIE
Heir to the kingdom of Anthea, Crown Princess Dera Wrencliff knew (like every good Anthean) that all dragonmen are monsters. The very few men who spread their wings grow to serve the evil Shadowman, becoming too dangerous to let live.
And then a dragon saved her life.
Though Robyn Kawlsmith is condemned to death,... [click here for more]
Lucia de Medici sought only to marry, ending a war that has engulfed all the world from Navarre to Istanbul; but she has been lied to, and made into an assassin. Now, armed with new knowledge and accompanied by the ghost of her victim, she sets out to find who so deceived her, and to what end, and to try and restore the damage done.
Monstrous Little Voices is a collection of five short novellas,... [click here for more]